Work Quotes (5258)

Quotes and citations about work


It's time to look beyond the budget ax to assure access to health care for all. It's time to look for bipartisan solutions to the problems we can tackle today, and to work together for tomorrow - building a health care system that works for all Americans.

By : Ron Wyden

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In theory, I'd like to work in a group. But the group I'd like to work in, all the musicians in them are long since dead.

By : Robert Wyatt

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I'm not, by nature, a collaborator. My biggest influences were people like painters and poets. These are solitary workers.

By : Robert Wyatt

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It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life, but I remember a great relief and happiness that I was finally getting somewhere, finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic.

By : Robert Wyatt

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I would like to think that the singer is the butterfly, and the drummer was just the little grub in the ground, working to become a caterpillar.

By : Robert Wyatt

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There are people I would like to work with. It's a bit harder, because I live out in the sticks anyway, and plus being in a wheelchair means that I can't really circulate. So I tend to stick to my own thing.

By : Robert Wyatt

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I'd really like to write a book about Timothy McVeigh, but it would only work if he cooperated.

By : Elizabeth Wurtzel

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I admire Bruce Springsteen because he's a heroic person who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body of work that is so vital.

By : Elizabeth Wurtzel

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It used to be that you knew your neighbors and maybe your coworkers - the people in your physical vicinity.

By : Will Wright

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I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.

By : Wilbur Wright

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I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place.

By : Steven Wright

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Babies don't need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach... it pisses me off! I'll go over to a little baby and say 'What are you doing here? You haven't worked a day in your life!'

By : Steven Wright

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We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it.

By : Rick Wright

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I've had to do all kinds of jobs to pay the rent. I've even worked in a Cornish tin mine.

By : Peter Wright

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When I look at some of my old work, the pieces I find most interesting are the ones with people in them.

By : Peter Wright

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If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.

By : Orville Wright

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The ability to do this so quickly was largely due to the enthusiastic and efficient services of Mr. C.E. Taylor, who did all the machine work in our shop for the first as well as the succeeding experimental machines.

By : Orville Wright

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We've observed that people who stall in their personal growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want. It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.

By : Judith Wright

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In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns.

By : Jeremiah Wright

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No one likes to work for free. To copy an artist's work and download it free is stealing. It's hard work writing and recording music, and it's morally wrong to steal it.

By : Gary Wright

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Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.

By : Frank Lloyd Wright

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Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.

By : Frank Lloyd Wright

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Sometimes I worked with just a background of a rock or a tree or black velvet, and just had to imagine the whole thing.

By : Fay Wray

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Well, the Empire State was about 40' high in the studio. King Kong was a little model about 2' high, and the scenery that he worked in was in proportion to his size.

By : Fay Wray

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Cary Grant was wonderful to work with on stage. He would move downstage, so that as he looked at me the audience had to look at me, too. He knew a lot about the theater and how to move around. He was very secure.

By : Fay Wray

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I think the studio gave me that series on purpose, because they knew perfectly well that Robert Riskin was ill and that I needed to go to work. They gave me that series to do.

By : Fay Wray

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It's just not right that so many things don't work when they should. I don't think that will change for a long time.

By : Steve Wozniak

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I worked with such concentration and focus and I had hundreds of obscure engineering or programming things in my head. I was just real exceptional in that way.

By : Steve Wozniak

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Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.

By : Steve Wozniak

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I sold my most valuable possession, but I knew that because I worked at Hewlett Packard, I could buy the next model calculator the very next month for a lower price than I sold the older one for!

By : Steve Wozniak

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I think everything I have done in my life, my reasons at the time were right no matter how things worked out.

By : Steve Wozniak

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I played basketball to try to get my parents from working so hard.

By : James Worthy

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I also care that the public are getting their 12 dollars worth when they go to a movie, and that they're not coming out not wanting to ever see a movie with me in it again. I don't care what people think of me as a person, but I do care what people think of my work, and whether I'm investing enough into it.

By : Sam Worthington

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I have often felt a motion of love to leave some hints in writing of my experience of the goodness of God, and now, in the thirty-sixth year of my age, I begin this work.

By : John Woolman

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I don't think I ever worked harder at any match during my career to get runs as I did then, nor did I ever have to face in one game such consistently fast bowlers as the Australian pair, Gregory and McDonald.

By : Frank Woolley

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I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.

By : Alexander Woollcott

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Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.

By : Virginia Woolf

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I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.

By : Bob Woodward

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The so-called modern education, with all its defects, however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro, because it has been worked out in conformity to the needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.

By : Carter G. Woodson

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We work in an environment where your options are to do, you know, Batman 10, so when you get to do a movie that's a really great film like this, people really step up to the plate and enjoy it.

By : James Woods

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